Several years ago Ike Live had two special forces guys, Mike and Rudy, on the show. These men had seen it all and they shared with him how fishing helped them cope with life during and after missions. Sadly, Mike as many of our heroes do, later took his own life. Rudy had a great […]
By Pete Robbins originally published over on fishgame.com ON GRASS-LADEN TEXAS BASS FACTORIES, February is a time of change. Winter is over, and as water temperatures move up from the high 40s and low 50s, fish have spawning on their minds. “In Texas, early February is really spring,” said former Toledo Bend guide Dave Mansue. […]
Bass fishing tournament angler & fishing guide Dave Mansue talks about the ultimate finesse fishing technique, especially for suspended bass. Dave discusses what fishing rod and the line he fishes with a spybait. He also talks about how you fish the bait and the action that the spinbait has in the water. Learn when, where […]
2017 saw me compete in two national championship events, fish a top 12 in the Grand Lake BASS Open, finish 25th overall in the Central Open Division and take home numerous checks. Here is how it happened. The year started with the sale of my very first Phoenix 921 to a local purchaser and the […]
Dave Mansue updates us on the amazing fishing on Toledo Bend. Ambassador report for April 2017.
Toledo Bend is still in the throes of the annual spawn, which means double-digit bass are more accessible than during any other time of the year. And these guides share how to put your lure in front of those fish. DAVID A. BROWN It’s a big lake and it’s chock full of bass, but Toledo […]
Learn why you should fish Toledo Bend after lunkers leave the shallows Toledo Bend’s big girls don’t disappear after the spawn. In fact, these two proven anglers know these big bass might be even more inclined to bite during the post-spawn. Here are some tips. DAVID A. BROWN There’s no time when Toledo Bend guide […]
Mike is on the road with special guest Dave Mansue. 3hr show covers the drama from the Sabine River Elite Series tournament. Ike Live is also joined by Elite Series anglers Chris Lane, Mike McClelland, Mike Kernan, and Dennis Tietje. IKE LIVE 37 from Z PREPS on Vimeo.
By Kurt Dove Published: July 2015 The fourth annual Kurt Dove’s Pro Bass Youth Camp took place on Lake Amistad in Del Rio, Texas June 23-27, 2015. For five days, 24 youth anglers between the ages of 11 and 18 honed their bass fishing skills and learned from some of the best professional anglers and […]
Fluke and dipper-style softbaits look similar, but they call for drastically different presentations. Click here to read the entire article.